I have a very frustrating problem with my drives continually turning off after 10 minutes of inactivity. I’m constantly having to wait for the drives to spin back up before I can do certain operations that need to check all the drives; even when I’m not necessarily wanting to access data on the drobo.
I would like to know if there is anyway to change the timeout or disable the drives from turning off from inactivity. 10 minutes is far too short as it’s driving me insane having to wait all the time (hearing the sound of each drive spinning up and waiting for the clicking sound when it’s active makes me want to pull my hair out).
This has been my only headache with this Drobo and I really want to upgrade to a newer model just for this support. I don’t see how an older model wouldn’t be capable. I can’t imagine this being a hardware limitation.
For the record I’m on Win7 using USB 2.0 for the time being.